‘Godsend’ by John Wray

Premiere DateSep 27, 2018
00:00 Show Opening
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00:57 Episode Intro (music: King of America by Chet Vincent)
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05:59 Interview with John Wray, Part 1
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18:22 Laughing Through Your Tears Chet Vincent
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20:46 Interview with John Wray, Part 2
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36:54 The Forest Needs the Fire Chet Vincent
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37:44 Episode Outro
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42:11 Finish
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Like many other eighteen-year-olds, Aden Sawyer is intently focused on a goal: escape from her hometown. Her plan will take her far from her mother’s claustrophobic house, where the family photos have all been turned to face the wall; far from the influence of her domineering father—a professor of Islamic studies— and his new wife. Aden’s dream, however, is worlds removed from conventional fantasies of teen rebellion: she is determined to travel to Peshawar, Pakistan, to study Islam at a madrasa. To do so, she takes on a new identity, disguising herself as a young man named Suleyman

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